- Location: Cardiff - South Wales
- Job Type: Full Time, Permanent, Temporary
- Sector: Care & Support, Care Work, Elderly Residential
- Job Ref: MC
- Salary: £7.83 - £8.50 per hour
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New Directions Social Care are recruiting for Care Workers to assist our client based in the Cardiff area. The role is a temporary to permanent opportunity working within an extra care scheme in Cardiff.
The service caters for individuals that require different levels of support and the scheme runs on a rota system.
Our client offers safe housing for older people, with a focus on independent living. There is a warm community feel about this extra care site, while residents have their own privacy respected.
To be considered for this vacancy, you must have a valid manual handling qualification certificate and the minimum of 6 months paid experience within the Social Care sector.
The role of a Care Assistant
Duties may vary depending on the needs of the individual. Care Assistants are responsible for the individuals' overall comfort and wellbeing and help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible. Duties can include:
- Assisting and enabling;
- washing and dressing;
- taking food and refreshment;
- bed making;
- providing interest and activities to stimulate and engage the service user;
- monitoring individuals’ conditions by taking temperature, pulse, respiration and weight;
- contributing to record keeping.
Care workers work as part of a larger team and are supervised by a manager or senior care worker. They can work in a residential care home, domiciliary care, or out in the community. Their work is defined by a care plan, which is usually developed by a social worker or care manager to meet the assessed needs of the person requiring care or support.
Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 11th April 2018